ABC Certified Dog Trainer Database

Florida Dog Trainers
Kristina Childers, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32826
Phone: 407-463-2253
Profile: I am a Basic dog trainer. I train you to train your dog.
Caroline Trueman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33647
Phone: 609-977-9955
Profile: I believe that dog training is essential to developing a life long human-canine bond.

I believe that every dog is capable of learning, regardless of the dog(s) age, or breed.

I believe there is no such thing as a dog that is bad, or un-trainable. I encourage and support owners to develop the confidence, patience, and understanding in working with their dogs.

I support local rescue, and strive to create opportunities for learning in my community.

My mission is to help, struggling dogs, and dog owners before anyone is harmed or feels harmed. Dog ownership is a 15 to 20 year commitment, we as trainers need to support the dog owners around us to be successful.

Kris Vallone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Coconut Creek, Florida 33073
Phone: 954-654-4426
Profile: As a trainer, I believe you do not have to get your dog to listen or behave by intimidation or fear. I also don't believe that allowing your dog on the bed or letting him walk through the door before you weakens your relationship, or makes them the "pack" leader. I'm pretty sure your dog knows you're not a dog. What I know from experience is a good trusting relationship between you and your dog makes living together a pleasure.
Andrea Pompile, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Boca Raton, Florida 33498
Phone: 954.588.1670
Alternate Phone: 954.588.1670
Profile: My mission is to help you and your family create a positive, enjoyable living environment that is a safe and happy place to live peacefully with your dog(s).

I will provide you and your family with the necessary tools needed to train your dog(s) regardless of where they are in their life cycle.

I provide science-based, POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT training techniques tailored to fit you and your dog's specific needs. This will create a strong, successful bond between you and your dog(s). Daisy's Dog Training is truly...

"Your GOLDEN Ticket to Successful Training."

Morgan Rook, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sanford, Florida 32771
Profile: Currently employed through Winter Park Vet Hospital
Lisa Marvin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410
Phone: 419-704-9071
Profile: I am a native of Toledo, OH and made a decision in March 2015 to move to Palm Beach Gardens, FL to realize my dream of working with dogs. I am a true dog lover, they are my passion! Earning my Dog Trainer certification has allowed me to do what every person should do, which is waking up every day and doing something you love for a living. I look forward to interacting with my clients and their dogs and I am always excited to see the progress that every dog makes. It's so rewarding!

I currently have two dogs of my own - Bella is a Beagle/Yellow Lab mix who is 10 years old and Lola is a Terrier mix who is 5 years old. They were both rescued.

My goal as a Dog Trainer is to keep animals in their loving homes so they don't end up in a shelter due to behavioral issues.
Angela Efinger, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Port, Florida 34288
Phone: 9414218016
Alternate Phone: 9414218016
Profile: Coming Soon.
Claudia Brooks, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33904
Phone: 239-574-9688
Profile: Animal Behavior College Graduate
Member Association of Professional Dog Trainers
Certificate in Pet Nutrition
Certificate in Pet Massage
Certificate in Shelter Dog Training

Puppy Classes, Basic Obedience, Advanced Obedience, Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine (CGCA), Behavioral Adjustment Training, Problem Solving

Andreina Borges, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33029
Phone: 305-7757864
Profile: I am a passionate and loving positive dog trainer. I do not believe in any other training, as I have been seen the incredible results positive training renders over any kind of dog. If you use my services, rest assured I will not only take care of your dog with the utmost respect, but I will educate you with the most care and kindness you can find in any dog trainer out there!
Annie Boland, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naples, Florida 34109
Phone: 239 216 1100
Profile: Anne "Annie" Boland is a graduate of the Animal Behavior College and she is also a Certified Training Partner with the Karen Pryor Academy.

Annie is the owner/trainer of Just For Clicks Dog Training she users a clicker or marker and rewards to teach behaviors.

Her main focus is working with shelter dogs and rescues. Annie volunteers as a trainer at Collier Domestic Animal Services, she also offers her services pro bono to Collier Animal Rescue.

Annie offers "In Home" classes and consultations.

Annie offers group classes, In Home Consultations and Puppy Start Right Classes.

Annie currently shares her home with 4 dogs and a Senegal Parrot.
Sylvia Carpanese, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32256
Phone: 904-294-8671
Profile: I offer private lessons for basic obedience, puppy training, and behavior modification. Call or e-mail for a free consultation.
Kathleen Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Augustine, Florida 32086
Phone: 973-479-8872
Alternate Phone: 904-342-2294
Profile: I am a Certified Dog Trainer that has rescued and trained Labrador Retreivers for 15 years. I also have a Certificate of Completion in Pet Nutrition and Diet from Animal Behavior College. My dogs only eat my home made dog food and treats. They are in great shape with minor to no health issues. I love all dogs and will be happy to help with any of your needs.
Lee Ann Svoboda, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Pierce, Florida 34951
Phone: 772-267-0858
Profile: I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College. I own five awesome dogs. I also have a cat, four birds and fish. At the moment I am only doing private lessons in your home, but hope to add group classes in the near future. I train using positive reinforcement with no use of choke collars, pinch collars or shock collars. Give me a call. You will be glad you did!
Sarah Holmes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
New Port Richey, Florida 34655
Phone: 727-808-1422
Profile: I currently work at Knine2Five, Grooming on Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturdays.

My website listed is my own personal Pet sitting business. I do offer Private Obedience Training Services through this business.

I am constantly seeking to further my education and skills in all fields. I do have my own blog and offer my personal options on training, seeking such service and other bits of information.
JR Robaina, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33624
Phone: 813-210-2288
Profile: Enjoy a completely positive training program all while learning how to integrate dog training in even the busiest of lifestyles! Also offering In-home care, nutrition consulting, day and night walks, and much much more! Check out my site at Hope to see you soon!
Kathleen Griffin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ocala, Florida 34481
Phone: 352-239-1804
Profile: Private, in-home sessions for companion obedience, good manners, problem solving. Let me show you how your dog can become your best friend!
Meg Nichol, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sarasota, Florida 34239
Phone: 941-232-3300
Profile: I own Positively Simple Dog Training in Sarasota, Florida. I promote leadership, relationship, & confidence building skills using positive reinforcement (a reward-based training method which sometimes involves clicker training) to train new & rescued puppies & dogs. I am also an ABC Certified Cat Trainer.

I offer private lessons, group classes, & Board-and-Train services. Some of the classes I offer are:

Shy & Fearful Dogs
Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 10-16 weeks)
Puppy Catch-up (Ages 17 weeks - 9 months)
Manners 101
Manners 201

Please visit my web site for more detailed information about Positively Simple Dog Training & what I offer!

Samantha Wood, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32807
Phone: 585-789-7871
Profile: Looking forward to work with dogs and their owners. Owning an obedient dog makes life for you an your dog much happier.
Cristobal Plaza Landaeta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami, Florida 33137
Phone: 305-709-7884
Profile: Basic Obedience Training - Behavior Modification. Positive training to teach you and your dog how to properly communicate and understand one another.

Give yourself and your dog the opportunity to learn how to have a good relationship by understanding basic principles of dog obedience training and how dogs communicate.

Dog training saves so many dogs lives every year, adopting them is just the first step.

Call or text me to set up a free consultation meeting.
Tiffany McClanahan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Panasoffkee, Florida 33538
Phone: (352) 418-5510
Profile: Currently located in Lake Panasoffkee, Florida. Please feel free to email or call with any questions you may have. I would love to help you and your dog have a 'Pawsitively Pawsome' relationship!
Brandice Felski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33615
Phone: 941-780-5859
Profile: Pet sitting, Dog Walking, and Dog Training. Daycare and Boarding facility opening soon.
Jessica Lavin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32828
Phone: 561-271-5844
Profile: Looking for someone to help your dog turn into man's best friend then look no further. With convenient and reasonably priced at home one-on-one training, you and your furry companion will learn the obedience your dog needs. Flexible hours to fit any schedule.
John Cone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Seffner, Florida 33584
Phone: 813-545-0915
Profile: Over 20 years of dog training experience.
Obedience, problem behavior resolution, dog management, custom services.
Heather Gibbs, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Petersburg, Florida 33709
Phone: 727-692-8435
Profile: Heather Gibbs received her training certification through the Animal Behavior College. She worked in behavior modification and animal care for several organizations including Southeastern Guide Dogs and the Animal Rescue Foundation of Texas before joining the Humane Society of Pinellas team.

Heather practices positive reinforcement training through bonding exercises, enrichment, and reward-based behavior modification. She currently owns four rescue animals; three dogs and her horse, Mike. One of her dogs has achieved service dog status through Southeastern Guide Dogs and has earned his Canine Good Citizen certification. Heather is a certified CGC Assessor, as well as a Certified Pet Dog Trainer (Knowledge Assessed) from the esteemed Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT).
Mike Vick , ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami, Florida 33155
Phone: (305) 216-7263
Alternate Phone: (786) 529-7833
Profile: I am a certified dog trainer in Miami, FL at Applause Your Paws Dog Training. I do private in-home and board and train programs for dog owners. The company I work for can handle everything from obedience and manners for dogs and puppies to severe behavior and aggression cases.
Michelle Martiya, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Phone: 954-478-2212
Profile: I am a certified force-free dog trainer located in Boca Raton, FL. I offer specialized, one on one, private, in home sessions for you and your pet. I also run a group for reactive dogs one to two Sundays a month. My goal is to teach you how to build a healthy, harmonious relationship with your dogs. In our training sessions, I will give you a better understanding of your dog's behavior and how your dog is communicating with you every day, enabling you to also communicate with your dog and teach him/her the behaviors that you desire.
Nancy Creal, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Orange, Florida 32129
Profile: I am a retired pediatric nurse who is now following my passion of working with dogs. I am currently using my dog training certification to work as a volunteer with dogs from several rescues in my area to help train and find them forever homes.

Ernest Ray Boatwright Jr, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32221
Phone: 321 704 7948
Profile: Dog Walking, dog sitting, and basic obedience.
Crystle Fliss, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33909
Phone: 239-841-0395
Profile: Positive Training Only! I want to help you and your pet become a team, working side by side to reach your goals. Whatever the issue I'm here to help you find a solution and create a plan that will work with your life style.

I have 2 amazing Dogs, one being a service dog. I’m involved in many activities with them including, agility, dock diving, and tricks. Let's have FUN!

Lisa Segal, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Plantation, Florida 33324
Phone: 954-607-4457
Profile: In order for our dogs to understand us, we must take the time to understand them.

I teach group classes, private lessons, board and train, and a personalized junior dog handler program, where children and young adults learn to be responsible pet owners.

Contact me at Play Smart Dog Training, LLC. for more information on services.
Luis Romero, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami, Florida 33170
Phone: (786) 205-1321
Alternate Phone: (786) 205-1321
Profile: If for a long time you been wondering how to improve your relationship with your dog, how to have your dog behave or how to have your dog doing tricks, then I can help you.

Training dogs is my passion, I do it with affection, discipline, consistency and motivation.

I have education, training and experience, that I know I can effectively use to help you achieve what you want.
Understand your dog first, then train your furry companion.

Feel free to contact me or to visit my website for more information.
Lisa Snycerski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vero Beach, Florida 32962
Phone: 772.538.5745
Profile: HELLO from my pack to yours!

I'm a Vero Beach native with a true love for all animals! I began my career with ABC as a Certified Dog Trainer in 2012 and continued with the "Training Shelter Dogs" certificate in 2015. I began Won Love Dog Training, LLC in January of 2014 which offers obedience training and problem-solving, done in the home or out in the "real world". Consultations available.


1. Dog Bather-1 year for a busy local groomer
2. Dog Daycare Attendant/trainer - 1.5 years at a training facility
3. Lead trainer-2 years training service dogs and Pet therapy teams for a local non-profit
4. Owner/trainer- Won Love Dog Training, LLC- 3+ years

** AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator
** Certified in Pet CPR & First Aid

Britny Hooks-Cowart, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
Phone: 662-897-0731
Profile: I am a certified dog trainer through Animal Behavior College & a marine mammal trainer at Gulf World in Panama City Beach working with roughtooth & bottlenose dolphins, harbor seals, sea lions & penguins. I've also trained sting rays, sharks, tropical birds, dogs, cats & rats at this facility as well.
Jennifer Macsar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Phone: 561-856-6631
Profile: Basic obedience training and problem solving using positive reinforcement methods.
Suzanne Dean, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Myers, Florida 33905
Profile: Not in the area at this time
Vicki Baham, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lithia, Florida 33547
Phone: 813-293-6951
Profile: *Training animals has always been my passion and hobby. I now have a formal education added to my informal experience of more than 40 years in Dog Training, thanks to Animal Behavior College. I hope strive to give back in a much more successful way now, and in the years to come as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.

*I have added Cat Behavior & Training, Pet Nutrition, Dog Walking & Pet Sitting, Pet Massage and Pet CPR as supplemental Continued Education Courses . I continue my education and stay up to date on training theories and advances in the pet world for the betterment of dog/cat & human relationships. I love Training/Teaching as well as learning.
sara muzzy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
tampa, Florida 33609
Phone: 727-238-1690
Profile: Sara Muzzy has been training dogs in Tampa Bay since 2008. She specializes in basic Obedience and Shelter Dog Training.
Kim Roberts, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brooksville, , Florida 34614
Phone: 352-597-9104
Profile: My dog training mission……….

I have always loved animals and I would like to spend the rest of my career working to help more dogs stay in the homes they have and help those who are in shelters become adoptable. There are many ways of accomplishing this.

I am now a certified ABC Dog Trainer and ready to help you with your dog today.

Call me today!
Kelsey Reinertsen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
DeLand, Florida 32720
Phone: 386-956-4908
Profile: My name is Kelsey!

As an animal behaviorist, I have been working with dogs and people for the past 15 years, and I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer and Mentor Trainer.

I work specifically with owners who are struggling with behavior issues and are in need of intervention, fast.

While my Animal Behavior College listing requires that I provide contact information, PLEASE CONTACT ME THIS WAY:

***PLEASE VISIT MY WEBSITE to find more information on my training methods and services, and feel free to contact me through my website. PLEASE DO NOT email OR call me directly, as I categorize all inquiries via website contact form submissions.

I DO NOT take dog training inquiries over the phone as I will have no written documentation of our conversation. If you call me and leave a voicemail inquiring about my services, expect a text message from me requesting that you visit my website and contact me through my website. If you call me and don't leave a voicemail, you will not receive any contact back, as I have no way of knowing who you were.***

Todd Campbell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32837
Phone: 407-234-7343
Profile: South Orlando Dog Training specializes in coaching clients and their dogs with basic obedience and helps them to solve common canine problems and issues.
Joshua Benham, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kissimmee, Florida 34744
Phone: 407-232-0020
Alternate Phone: 9044850015
Profile: More Info is on the website.
Peggy Brewer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Saint Johns, Florida 32259
Phone: 904-460-2723
Alternate Phone: 361-443-9365
Profile: Animal Enthusiast, Pet Food Developer. Specialize in puppy basic training and service dog training for Diabetic Alert Dogs and Cerebral Palsy Aide dogs.
Lyle Wilson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bradenton, Florida 34203
Phone: 941-799-0935
Alternate Phone: 941-753-6904
Profile: My goal is to provide you and your dog the tools to be able to carry out a fun and rewarding way of life.

I do this by using POSITIVE reinforcements and showing you that where there is a will, there is away. Without force and painful techniques.

I teach on all levels; puppy, basic, advanced, and also private sessions for behavior modifications.

I also administer the AKC K-9 Good Citizen's Award test.

Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns up until 9:00 p.m. Have a blessed day!
Ann Harcsa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naples, Florida 34117
Phone: 239-370-7662
Profile: Canine Connection USA, LLC

I am a graduate of the Animal Behavior College Dog Training program and am also a mentor for ABC’s dog training program.

I offer group classes, private lessons and behavior modification. I work with clients and their dogs to build strong bonds, positive relationships and good behaviors by implementing positive, reward-based training in a relaxed atmosphere.

All breeds and ages welcome. Classes offered include:
Puppy class
Fit Paws
AKC Canine Good Citizen

I am a Professional Groomer and earned my certification thru Animal Behavior College. I also offer Canine Massage and Pet Sitting/Dog Walking services.

Background: ABC graduate – Dog Training; Mentor for ABC – Dog Training program; ABC Level 2 Dog Trainer; ABC Professional Groomer; ABC Canine Message; AKC – CGC Evaluator; IACP member; APDT member

I currently have 4 German Shepherds and a German Shepherd/Great Dane mix.
William Bundy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Ft Myers, Florida 33917
Phone: 239-257-7237
Profile: I achieved certification with ABC in January 2012 under the mentorship of Bobbi Graves at ABC4K9. I have been working with Bobbi at her training studio in North Ft Myers for 2 years.
Joyce Aliaga, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33909
Phone: 239-565-0055
Profile: No Breed left behind!
Jennifer Kroll, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547
Phone: 850-376-5323
Profile: Training Puppy Class, Beginner Obedience, Intermediate, and Advance classes. In-Home Private Training,
Behavior Consulting, Service Dog Training, CGC Evaluator, and Doggie Day Care.
Stacey Eisenhart, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Valrico, Florida 33596
Profile: I am currently unavailable
Terry Veith, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oxford, Florida 34484
Phone: (352) 748-0880
Profile: After working as the lead trainer for Petsmart in The Villages, Florida, for 3 years I am currently offering in-home, private classes in basic, intermediate and advanced levels. This includes anything and everything from potty training to the AKC Canine Good Citizen Award. Please feel free to call or email me for more information and scheduling.
Justine Macmac, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Parrish, Florida 34219
Alternate Phone: 703-489-5646
Profile: Hello!

I have owned dogs my entire life, & have worked with them on & off since 2005. I've worked at a dog daycare, boarding & training facility, as well as a grooming facility.

After a time of trying my hand at other careers I realized that training dogs is where I belonged so I worked on getting certified & putting my efforts towards my passion. I have helped many pet parents form a stronger bond with their pets, & have been able to keep many pets at home with their families by fixing behavioral issues that many dogs have.
Nicole Wirth, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort White, Florida 32038
Phone: 631-461-7099
Alternate Phone: 631-461-7099
Profile: Here at Nicole's Natural Dog Training my main focus is to help you and your four-legged friends to become life-long companions through positive reinforcement obedience training. There is nothing better than having a loyal companion that won't leave your side and behaves properly in public.

I also specialize in helping aggressive and reactive dogs to more fully enjoy life through positive body language training. I believe there is no dog I cannot help and have plenty of success stories to prove it.

I am licensed through Animal Behavior College and am also a registered AKC CGC evaluator serving all of Northern Central Florida. For class schedules and private training information please call (631) 461-7099

Amanda Bautsch, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naples, Florida 34110
Phone: 239-207-9801
Profile: Established in 2009.

Currently, Paws at Play Training is a sole proprietorship owned by Amanda Bautsch. In 2008 she decided to go through Animal Behavior College's dog trainer program. After a lot of self-studying, exams, volunteer work at a shelter and an internship with a trainer for 18 weeks, she graduated in May 2009.

In June 2009 she started her career as a dog trainer and started her own business. Paws at Play Training focuses on POSITIVE dog training. Our methods strengthen and build upon the 3 components of a good humane-canine relationship; the bond, trust, and respect.

In home dog training & dog walking services

Andrew Murphy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Florida 33162
Phone: 7862162748
Profile: Miami Puppy Training will teach you simple and humane puppy training techniques, using our positive only training methods is one of the best ways to create a long-lasting canine friendship. You can contact us if you have any questions regarding our training methods.
Joseph De Simone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
Phone: 239-963-7676
Profile: I provide in-home and class instruction for puppy and adult dogs in Southwest Florida.

I have trained for 12 years working with Humane Society shelters. I am an active member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

I enjoy problem solving from jumping to separation anxiety. I also do behavior modification for dog on dog and dog on human aggression cases.
Jamie Florio, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Richey, Florida 34668
Phone: 727-272-5252
Alternate Phone: 727-847-1544
Profile: Dogs have always been a very important part of my life. I currently own 6 wonderful fur-kids. so I just though why not take my love out side of my home and help other have well behaved fur- kids as well.

I turn to Animal Behavior College and my dream came true. I have a reward based training program. my motto is and always will be "AS A MATTER OF FACT IT IS ALL ABOUT THE DOGS"
Eileen File, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32244
Phone: 9548031080
Alternate Phone: 9046834421
Profile: THE Pet ELF Mission
At THE Pet ELF ( or twitter @dogtrainerELF), our mission is to reduce canine homelessness by teaching people how to communicate with and teach their dogs to live successfully and happily in the human world.

Our philosophy is reward the positive and ignore the negative (unless it is a danger to do so). We also encourage our humans to channel their inner cheerleader and effusively praise their dogs for desired behavior.

We don't believe that we have to be the alpha over our dogs. Research has shown that, in domesticated dogs, this is not necessary. We do, however, need to be the adult and set boundaries, as we do with young children.

We use positive training and basic psychology, working with a dog's basic instincts for unconditioned things, like food, toys and praise, to condition a dog to do things that may not be instinctual, like sit and stay. While treats and toys are important to teach new behavior, praise is the most important reward for our dogs. Once a behavior is learned, dogs are weaned off treats or toys and do things we ask because they want to please us.

We use hands-off training because we believe that hands are for loving not for teaching. We also don't believe in punishment. We want our dogs to love us, not fear us. Dogs respond very well to this type of training. This type of training not only keeps our dogs safe; but, helps them become responsible members of the household.

Further, we know through experience that not all behavioral issues are training issues and we know when we can help and when we need to call in the experts!

THE Pet ELF ( is certified as a dog trainer and as a veterinary assistant through Animal Behavior College, with continuing education in training shelter dogs.

All we can do is our best - to teach our dogs be better household citizens.

ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32837
Phone: 407.924.4377
Profile: Since 2004, training and behavior modification focusing on positive reinforcement, dog-friendly, force-free methods, avoiding techniques that scare, hurt, or unduly stress dogs. I am also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) with the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers ( well as a Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training Partner
Tammy Littlefield, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Coast, Florida 32137
Phone: 904-315-0799

BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION- Barking, begging for your attention, stealing food off the table or counters. Getting into the trash, nipping at the kids feet, tormenting the cat. Jumping on your guest & perhaps even taking their seat on the couch. Takes you for a walk or run. Has never even heard the word "NO" and forgets his/her name when called. Get the idea? Sound all too familiar? This is what happens when your dog is the "BOSS". Don't worry, these things can be avoided & eliminated and I would be glad to show you how.

SERVICES- I offer private lessons for your convenience at your home and on your time. Your home is the foundation for training. This allows me to evaluate, access the situation and to get the whole family involved. Training lessons are tailored to your specific needs. I train YOU to train your dog. This may include basic obedience, problem solving, a refresher course, or anything else you may need help with.

Also Certificate of completion of Basic Obedience.

RATES- Local Palm Coast area, $25 per hour visit, Out of area will be an additional fee. Please contact me for complete details.

Tammy Littlefield, ABCDT Certified Trainer since 2003.


Lynda Kasheta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Margate, Florida 33063
Phone: 954-695-1459
Profile: I have been training dogs for as long as I can remember using all methods. I will use whichever method is comfortable for you. I firmly believe that you, the dog owner, does the training, and I will train you to train your dog. This way you and your dog become a team.
Nicole Cardell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Casselberry, Florida 32707
Phone: 407-718-7269
Profile: My goal is to help pet owners live happily with their canine(s). I will go to the owners home and discuss with them what their goals are for their dog or puppy. I will walk the owner through obedience skills step by step, so they can acheive their goals and build good communication with their dog. I can also help an owner introduce and potty train a puppy or a new dog to their home.
Shiv Jagassar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kissimmee, Florida 34758
Phone: 407-933-4868
Alternate Phone: 407-873-1136
James H. White, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winter Park, Florida 32789
Phone: 407-629-8595
Profile: My approach to all animals is one of patience and doing my best to see what they are experiencing. Doing this allows for a better understanding between us.
Marsha Brower, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Boca Raton, Florida 33434
Phone: 561-483-7848
Alternate Phone: 561-715-7555
Profile: My goal is to help keep pets in their homes and try to create "good dogs" through positive training techniques. Try to focus on the good behaviors and ignore the bad behaviors.
Kerry Brady, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bokeelia, Florida 33922
Phone: 239-283-2640
Profile: Champion Pet Services

Offering one on one training sessions for basic obedience or problem solving. Pet sitting and dog walking services.

Assisting the Lee County area in Southwest Florida.
Serena Baar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pomona Park, Florida 32181
Phone: 904-501-1449
Profile: Offering in-home obedience consultations, lessons, and pet sitting.

I want to help you strengthen the bond between you and your k9 companion.
Jolie Lauzon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33647
Phone: 813-210-3397
Alternate Phone: 813-972-2347
Profile: Huge animal lover who's goal is to make your dog a responsible family member and eliminate unwanted behavior to ensure that your pet has the happiest and best possible life and best possible relationship with all family members by use of primarily positive reinforcement techniques.
Robin Martin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tarpon Springs, Florida 34683
Phone: 727-939-1089
Profile: A Place for Pups

I use all positive training. I do group classes (basic obedience and puppy kindergarten), private sessions (in-home and at my facility), as well as doggie daycare. I work on a variety of problem solving issues, puppy socialization, and training your dog how to become a well mannered member of your family.
Cindy Hunt, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ft. Myers, Florida 33936
Phone: 239-887-3339
Profile: Happy Wags : Obedience made easy

AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

I can also be found at Petco on Daniels and 41 Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 7:00 P.M.
Rose Lesniak, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami, Florida 33138
Phone: 305-868-8109
Profile: My background is in psychology and special victims investigations. I am a positive based trainer who specializes in solving human/dog related problems. I train humans to parent their dogs. I teach privately, specialize in calm dog behavior and conduct numerous types of group classes. I also teach and mentor ABC students.
Steven Cohen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Loxahatchee, Florida 33470
Phone: 877-689-3647
Alternate Phone: 786-999-4731
Profile: I have continued my education after ABC and am presently working towards my Masters Degree in Companion Animal Behavior Counseling.

At Tropical Dog Training we believe that your dog is an important member of the family. A family dog behaves and listens to their owners. The owners have full control of the dog’s behavior on and off leash and around distractions of all kinds.
Julie Burroughs, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brandon, Florida 33511
Phone: 843-290-3112
Profile: I currently live in Brandon, FL. I have five dogs and train them all in basic obedience and competitive agility. I seek to help others develop close, loving relationships with their dogs.
Nanette Porter, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ocala, Florida 34475
Phone: 352-622-9926
Profile: As your Professional Trainer my goal is to give you the fundamentals of building a solid healthy relationship with your canine companion. I will give you the tools needed to resolve any behavior problems encountered along the way to provide you and your dog with a worry free environment.

I have raised dogs for many years and currently live with my two golden labs Sadie and her daughter Dropper. My specialty is private in home lessons you can reach me by phone or e-mail at your
John Brenz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oakland Park, Florida 33334
Phone: (954) 643-3230
Profile: Dog Gone Behavior I offer basic obedience (sit, stay, come, loose-leash, etc.) and behavior modification (jumping, barking, house breaking, chewing, etc.).
Debbie Storck, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clearwater, Florida 33763
Phone: 727-712-0321
Profile: Beyond Training

I am clearly a woman who followed her dream. A dog lover my entire life, I've turned my passion for animals into a career.

I work at Beyond Pampered (doggy daycare) as a manager and trainer and I'm surrounded by dogs of all ages, breeds and personalities including my own dog "Riley", a Chihuahua/Jack Russell mix. It's truly a dream come true.
Carol L. Fredman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Saint Augustine, Florida 32084-4064
Phone: 904-824-2079
Profile: GOOD DOG!

Our philosophy is, “Train the owner, their dog will follow.”

Services include: Puppy Kindergarten, Socialization, Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Obedience, Behavior Modification, AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Certification. Animal Behavior College mentor. Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. Rescue and Senior discounts. Group and private lessons.

Carol can be seen on the Jacksonville, Florida WJXT Channel 4 - The Morning Show, every Sunday morning at 8:50 AM.

GOOD DOG! is located in Northeast Florida. We serve St. John's, Putnam, Clay, Flagler and southern Duval counties.
Chris Vergallito, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Apollo Beach, Florida 33572
Phone: 813-417-9137
Profile: I am currently only working with shelter dogs.
Sally Sells, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32804
Phone: 4072718648
Profile: Proper Pooches

I offer private and semi-private in-home training throughout the Orlando area. I cover training from basic to advanced as well as solve problem behaviors such as: potty training, jumping, barking, digging, biting and aggression.
Jessica Feliciano, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33305
Phone: 609-408-1447
Profile: Train Without Pain! Humane dog training builds a strong relationship between you and your dog while paying attention to the needs of you BOTH. A mutual understanding makes life more enjoyable for all.
Additional Details

Private lessons offered to help you transition your new or existing dog into being a well adjusted member of the family. I train with humane, positive reinforcement based methods only. Everything from basic obedience to aggression can be taught without pain or intimidation! Learn how to understand your dog and how to teach your dog to understand you, in order to communicate effectively and enjoy your relationship to the fullest.
Merrie A. Hargreaves, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Charlotte and Tampa, Florida 23952
Phone: 941-875-7688 Cell
Alternate Phone: 813-317-0917 Tampa Area
Profile: Hargreaves Pet Obedience

We specialize in canine and feline behavior.

I am a certified veterinary technician and registered nurse with 20 years experience training dogs. I am continuing my own education in behavior modification. I've done obedience training and competition. I've also founded a dog obedience club in Port Charlotte.

Please contact me for more information.
James Redford, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Holiday, Florida 34691
Phone: 727-410-0024
Profile: While searching the shelters for a canine companion of my own, I realized how bad the overcrowding was and that most of the dogs were there due to behavior problems. With the proper training, not only can dog and owner live more harmoniously, lives can also be saved.
Dawn Quinn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sarasota, Florida 18461
Phone: 570-229-3183
Profile: Working with dogs has always been a passion of mine. I have worked in Veterinary Hospitals as a receptionist/vet assistant and eventually as a technician.

I have always enjoyed my work but wanted to do more to help dogs that are at risk of losing their home due to behavioral issues and lack of basic obedience training

Paula Via, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34986
Phone: 772-342-2875
Alternate Phone: 7728794945
Profile: I am ABCDT, AKC CGC certified trainer/behavior consultant,Bright/Beautiful Therapy Dogs Cert.
Services include:

- Basic and Adv Obedience training.Private and class lessons for puppies and the adult dog.
- Puppy Socialization lessons.
- Behavioral Issues: jumping,housebreaking leash walking, aggression, separation anxiety.
- Assistance dog training: hearing,emotional,mobility assistance
Jessica Clover, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714
Phone: 407-921-3295
Profile: National Academy for Dogs, LLC

We offer positive, professional, in-home dog training services to the greater Central Florida area.

We will also teach semi-private and small group classes upon request. Please call for more information or to schedule a free in-home consultation.
Jessica Lacey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Melbourne, Florida 32940
Phone: 321-474-5748
Profile: I love animals and have focused my whole life around them. Animal behavior has always been a passion of mine. Going through ABC has taught me so much about dogs and their behavior. I am getting a degree in animal behavior and hope to pursue marine mammal training and rehabilitation as well.

I can offer group and private lessons for basic obedience. My methods are through positive reinforcement. My goal is to make your dog a calm and obedient family pet. I believe any dog can be trained. In reality I'm not training the dog, I'm training the owner. :)
Megan Nolte, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hollywood, Florida 33026
Phone: 954-854-7924
Profile: I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College. I have four beautiful dogs of my own and my goal is to help others with their dogs.

I train basic training, housebreaking, digging, barking, jumping and many more. I can train any where from a puppy to an adult dog. I love all dogs.
Rebecca Sarwi, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Orange, Florida 32127
Phone: 386-852-5651 Cell
Alternate Phone: 386-304-0258 Home
Profile: Puppy Parenting: For pups of ALL ages!

Rebecca Sarwi, trainer with "Puppy Parenting"
I teach Basic Obedience classes for dogs of all ages!
Serving Port Orange and Daytona Beach FL areas.
Please check out our website.
Call or e-mail for additional information.
Mary Lou Beharry, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port St Lucie, Florida 34953
Phone: 954-309-6546
Profile: I have been blessed with dogs and cats in my life since I was a little girl. I spent 25 years training horses, we helped me decide to get involved in obedience training with dogs. My goal is to help save as many shelter animals as possible.
Lisa Bourquin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Stuart, Florida 34990
Profile: Personalized obedience and leadership training for all dogs using positive motivation strategies. We will come to you or an agreed upon location. Education is my passion - not only with dogs but also with children - I am also a Florida certified teacher. I would love the opportunity to work with you and your family.
Kelly Legarreta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Phone: 239-281-7777
Profile: Healing Paws-Abilities, LLC

I offer In-Home Private Training as well as group classes (Puppy Education, Beginner Obedience, Agility Foundations, Rally-O, Reactive Dog/Control Unleashed, AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification ...and many others)

I am also a certified Canine and Equine Massage and Acupressure practitioner, and I am excited to now offer group "SPAW" nights (group canine massage classes)!
Sandy Dunbar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Augustine, Florida 32086
Phone: 904-501-6259
My 4-Ever Friend Dog Training

Originally a horse trainer & riding instructor, I trained family and friends' dogs for years. I wanted to be the best I could possibly be, so I turned to the Animal Behavior College to sharpen my skills.

Now serving North Eastern Florida & Southern Georgia with punishment-free techniques.

I am also an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. Please contact me for more information on helping your canine to become a Canine Good Citizen!
Diana Roslie, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Phone: 904-624-1441
Profile: Pet Shepherds

I offer private in-home consultations and lessons for basic obedience and behavior modification issues. Please feel free to email me with your questions.

petshepherds ( at ) gmail dot com (written like this to deter spam-bots)
Fabian Estay, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami Beach, Florida 33109
Phone: 305-206-8844
One Paw Forward, Inc.

I am based out of Miami Beach, Florida and extend my services to Dade and Broward counties. Please contact me or visit my website for more information. Thank you!
Bobbi Graves, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Fort Myers, Florida 33917
Phone: 239-217-0241
Alternate Phone: 239-223-0787
Profile: ABC 4 K9, LLC -(Alternate Behavior Conditioning for a Dog)

5000 sq ft. under air @ 18481 N Tamiami Trail NFM.

I offer:

In-Home Private Sessions

Group classes include;
AKC Star Puppy
Puppy Head-start
Basic Obedience
(PAWS)Canine Good C.L.A.S.S.
Dancing with Dogs intro
ABC Pet CPR and First Aid Certified
and more.
Karen Combs, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441
Phone: 954-421-5439
Alternate Phone: 954-621-8282 Cell
Profile: Karen Cares for Canines, LLC

Basic Training 101: Obedience by lesson or sessions. Problem solving for begging, jumping, barking, house-breaking, chewing/nipping, and dragging instead of walking.

Dog Walking: Tired of walking your dog? I'll walk for you rain or shine, day or night.

Pet Sitting: Skip kennel stress! I will take TLC of your pets in the comfort of your own home.

Rates to accomodate your needs are available.
Carol Harris, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jupiter, Florida 33477
Phone: 561-254-8988
Profile: I offer gentle, reward-based training at your home. Training is customized, based on what you want to achieve, and may include basic obedience, problem-solving, potty training, and "good manners". I like to include all members of the family in the training.

For three years I was a trainer at puppy socialization classes and enjoy working with clients who are adopting a puppy. I offer puppy packages that support clients starting before the puppy comes to their home. I also conduct Canine Good Citizen classes and evaluations and organize events for Dogs Day Out meetup groups.

*Honor graduate of Animal Behavior College, American Kennel Club Certified Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, Organizer of Dogs Day Out Meetup group.
Carol E. Runyon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Englewood, Florida 34224
Phone: 941-475-3440
Alternate Phone: 941-456-2648
Profile: Pets, Ltd.

Dog training
Dog walking
Hand fed baby parrots
Bird wing and nail trims
Dog and cat nail trims and bathing
Pooper scooping
Notary services
Water plants, bring in mail, etc.
Astrid "Mimi" Buendia, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Davie, Florida 33331
Phone: 954-610-1795
Alternate Phone: 954-382-2391 Fax
Profile: Fancy Dogs, Corp.

We offer Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Obedience, Canine Good Neighbor and Behavior Modification programs.

Our training methods are based in the analysis of the dog’s breed, background, family, environment, and basic needs, so we design programs to coach people and train dogs at their homes in a positive, fun, non-aggressive manner.

Karlin Flanery, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Petersburg, Florida 33709
Phone: 727-545-0141
Please contact via phone or website
Profile: Love My Dog Resort & Playground

Love My Dog offers grooming, boarding, daycare and training. We have a variety of training options to meet your needs -- everything from group classes to private training sessions. Please call or visit our website for more information.

Kent Hammit, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hollywood, Florida 33020
Phone: 954-849-2099 Cell
Alternate Phone: 954-925-1089 Home

I will likely join Petco or Petsmart as a trainer when the right opportunity becomes available. As a lifetime dog lover that studied to become a veterinarian, I am very concerned with shelter animal issues.

Ideally, I would like to offer "consultation services" to families for selecting THEIR perfect "pack member" based on lifestyle and expectations. Work to find the perfect dog for a family and then continue with them for a few months to get the family through the awkward first few months of owning a new dog. In a small way, I hope to prevent abandonment of dogs.

I also have an opportunity to work with students at the high school three blocks from me to teach basic training and run AE group classes.
Julie Storzbach, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Seminole, Florida 33772
Phone: 727-641-2049
Profile: Animals are my true passion in life! I offer in-home, positive-based dog training and pet sitting.

I have years of experience in pet sitting and observing animal behavior.

Animal Behavior College has given me a great education and credentials to so.
Cheryl Figueroa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33714
Phone: 727-642-0814
Profile: I offer private lessons in basic obedeince with consultations on canine behavior and problem solving using positive motivation and reinforcement methods. I train and welcome all breeds, ages, and sizes. I will walk the owner through obedience skills step-by-step, so they can acheive their goals and build good communication with their dog. I can also help an owner potty train a puppy.
Cheryl Figueroa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33714
Phone: 727-642-0814
Profile: I offer private lessons in basic obedeince with consultations on canine behavior and problem solving using positive motivation and reinforcement methods. I train and welcome all breeds, ages, and sizes. I will walk the owner through obedience skills step-by-step, so they can acheive their goals and build good communication with their dog. I can also help an owner potty train a puppy.
Lisa O. Stamper, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wildwood, Florida 34785
Phone: 352-360-3616
Profile: I specialize in “problem solving for dogs and their people…” by helping bridge the communication gap between them.

I personalize all training to fit your specific situation and your needs, in your home. Together we will find the most effective, practical, positive means to create a healthy, happy life for you and your dog.
Amy Krupp, BS, CPDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Richey/Tampa, Florida 34668
Phone: 954-593-9849 Cell
Profile: b Precision Dog Training, LLC /b

Precision Dog Training offers both training and boarding services by a Certified Dog Trainer and Veterinary Technician. Precision Dog Training will train your dog using positive training techniques.

We offer full service training; your dog will live with me, the trainer, for a few weeks while being trained, or private lessons in your home, offering a very personal training experience for you and your dog.

Our boarding service is offered in my home providing a true "Home-Style" experience for your beloved pet.

Please visit so that I may help you with all of your training and pet sitting needs!
Jennifer Cashmore, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Panama City, Florida 32404
Phone: 815-275-1461
Profile: Will take phone calls and emails but currently no training facility or classes
Patricia Hoeksema, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32837
Phone: (407) 369-6755
Alternate Phone: (616) 970-0366 Cell
Profile: b Puppy Pack Academy /b

Dog training is all about communication. Dogs are willing and eager to learn. I offer in-home sessions to help you learn how to communicate with your dog and then address whatever training & behavior issues you are having with your dog. I believe the more you learn about your dog, the more your dog will learn. Please call me and we will 'talk dog'.

Joyce Jellison, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Melbourne, Florida 32940
Phone: 321-698-3067
Profile: All Things Are Pawsable

Positive based training. Group classes are small so that individual attention can be given. Private appointments are available.

Brittany Wolf, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Eglin AFB, Florida 32542
Phone: 850-897-8666
Profile: I train at Pet's Behave in Niceville Florida. We offer group classes, private sessions, and so much more.

Check us out at the website above and feel free to contact us if you would like anymore information.
Christine Cohen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Davie, Florida 33331
Phone: 954-292-3698
Profile: Christine Cohen Dog Training

I offer private lessons for behavior issues:


Basic manners:

Loose leash walking

I use positive motivation and reward-based methods. My goal is to help the owner learn to communicate with their dog in a fun, gentle way that will strengthen
their bond.

Honor Roll Graduate
Member of APDT
Tom Scali, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hudson, Florida 34667
Phone: 727-378-5013
Profile: "If You're Not the Lead Dog,the View Never Changes."

I offer in-home, private lessons, of reward-based training in obedience, problem solving and behavior modification that are tailored to meet the individual needs of you and your K-9 companion.Training includes problem solving such as jumping, barking, digging, chewing, mouthing, house training, and more. Your dog will learn to sit, stay, lie down, come, leave it, heel, and fetch.

ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sarasota, Florida 34232
Phone: 941-929-9027
Alternate Phone: 941-320-0637
Profile: Dream Dogs

Specializing in basic obedience and problem solving for puppies and adult dogs. Dream Dogs incorporates only positive training methods and reinforcement techniques. Private sessions only at this time.

John Reaville, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33904
Phone: 239-220-9812
Profile: I work with Kelly Legarreta ABCDT at Healing Paws-Abilities, LLC.

We offer behavior modification, obedience, rally-o and agility training in our 2,500 square air conditioned training facility located at 12140 Metro Parkway in Fort Myers, Fl.

Obedience training is offered in the training studio or in the clients home. We also have on staff a certified canine massage practitioner and we offer therapeutic massage, sports massage, and acupressure.
Kimberly Gay, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Wales, Florida 33898
Phone: 863-559-1585
Profile: I have 3 dogs in my home that I have trained. Two of them are large and one is a miniature Dachshund that thinks she is larger than the other two combined. I have always been an animal lover. For the past 1 1/2 years, myself and another trainer have been training dogs at a Humane Society shelter, which is helping the dogs get adopted quicker. I love dog training and am very passionate about it. I would like to see every dog have a great home. Trained dogs are happy dogs with happy owners and forever homes.
Maggie Marshall, ABCDT, CPDT_KA, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32222
Phone: 904-442-5923
Profile: Private, in-home training for the family dog. Puppy Basics, Basic Training, Behavior Trouble
Programs available.

Maggie serves Duval, Clay and St. John's Counties. $10 discount for military and seniors.

Tiffany Holtfreter, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441
Phone: 954-464-7557
Profile: Hello, my name is Tiffany. I have been, and will always be, a dog lover. My goal is to keep dogs in their homes, especially shelter dogs. These dogs have been through so much already and being torn away from their homes time after time due to behavior problems that can be prevented. Please call me or look at my website for further information.

I currently specialize in the "bully" breeds including Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Dobermans, and more. These breeds have been given a bad rap and that could not be further from the truth. They are loving loyal dogs that deserve a loving stable home.

My future includes agility training, group classes, and CGC Prep. I am currently teaching private basic obedience lessons.
Eleanor McCoy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33305
Phone: 954-468-9981
Alternate Phone: 954-468-9981
Profile: I have been living in South Florida for over 25 years. Over those years, I have shared my home with my daughter, 6 dogs and 7 cats. At present, I have two dogs and one cat.

I have used my training skills at a local pet rescue and have helped some of the dogs get adopted. I have been training one-on-one with my pet sitting clients.

Dina Davis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Haines City, Florida 33844
Phone: 423 748-6824
Profile: I have been breeding dogs for over 20 years and showing conformation events in UKC and AKC since 2002.

I have done private training for about 10 years and recently have added group training to my program.

My degree in Behavioral Psychology gives me extra insight into positive training methods. Using positive reinforcement clicker training makes training a positive experience for both dog and owner.

Please feel free to contact me direct with questions or for more information.
Michele Harney, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Leesburg, Florida 34748
Phone: 3529016923
Alternate Phone: 919-581-7577
Profile: My passion has always been animals. I am a certified vet tech. From there I went into rescue and foster.

At this point I realized how important behavior is for an animal to keep a home. I love working with animals and their people, teaching them more effective ways to communicate.

I also am an ordained minister, with my Animal Ministries Degree. Pet sitting allows me a lot of hands on experience with all types of companion personalities.

I am now the owner of a blind deaf Australian Shepherd, so I have hands on experience with training another type of challenged kid.
Rhonda Dunlap, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wildwood, Florida 34785
Phone: 352-461-3199
Alternate Phone: 352-748-5383
Profile: Pawsitive Imprints, LLC

Offering small Group Classes, private In-home Sessions and in-house Stay-N-Train programs, we provide personalized training to enhance your unique relationship with your canine companion.

Working with all breeds and all ages, we do individualized K-9 behavior work, socialization, basic obedience and puppy kindergarten.

Schedules and locations are flexible. Visit our website for more information about your own Pawsitive Experience!!!

Pat Horowitz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Petersburg, Florida 33710
Phone: (727) 512-0108
Profile: I am a Mentor/Trainer for Animal Behavior College and owner of Happy Tails Positive Dog Training located in St. Petersburg, FL. I use only positive reinforcement techniques and base all training practices on the latest scientific information available.

I will help you understand how your pet thinks and learns new behaviors. When you sign up for a training program, be assured that it has been developed for the age of your pet and your pet's individualized needs. I offer group as well as private classes and specialize in deaf dog training. I am a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and the Pet Professional Guild. I am also an AKC Canine Good Citizen and Puppy S.T.A.R. trainer and Evaluator.
Joy Kolecki, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33993
Phone: 239-634-6503
Alternate Phone: 239-337-3647
Profile: I became a certified dog trainer because working with dogs has always been a passion of mine.

As a co-owner of Your K9s Come 1st in Fort Myers, I spend my days interacting with the dogs in our doggie day care and I spend my nights training owners & their dogs in my training classes. I continue to be involved in Gulf Coast Humane Society as I also conduct training classes at the shelter.

As a dog trainer and breeder, I am able to share my love of dogs and my knowledge to help those who want to help their 4-legged companions become one of the family along with helping owners become more aware of how to create a friendly, fun home life for the family.

Scott McLean, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Harbor, Florida 34684
Phone: (727)244-8631
Profile: Happy Dogs Forever (HDF) offers Basic Obedience for the beginner pet, a unique Puppy Orientation class for the new puppy owner, Dog Walking for execise, Pet Sitting for the traveler and Pet Taxi for the unable or overwhelmed.HDF currently services Central and Northern Pinellas county, Central and South Pasco county and West Hillsborough county. Call HDF today to schedule your In-Home Consultation!
Jessica Simmons, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rockledge, Florida 32955
Phone: 321-307-0987
Profile: Hello! My name is Jessica Simmons and am certified, licensed and insured. My business is Opportunity Barks and I specialize in obedience training and behavioral problems.

I have worked with animals since 2004,been training in Florida since 2008 and trained in New York for several months.

Opportunity Barks offers both group classes and private sessions/classes with a great turn around. I love helping dogs keep 'forever homes' and strive to keep them out of the shelters due to obedience problems.

Dogs are my passion and I really enjoy working with them and their owners. There is nothing more rewarding than helping a disobedient dog turn into a great companion. Working with dogs to help them become better pets is such a joy to me and I am looking forward to meeting with you! Please feel free to contact me at

Thank you!
Sabina E. Hardy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naples, Florida 34104
Phone: 239-370-1910
Profile: Owner\Trainer - GOOD TIME DOG TRAINING

I offer private in-home training classes. I utilize positive reinforcement methods.

Puppy Training

Basic obedience;
House Manners
House Breaking.

Problem solving;
Excessive Barking

Kelli-ann Reilly, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Myers, Florida 33913
Phone: 239-565-6676
Profile: Kelli-ann & her Champion Trick Boxers (TDCH2), Tag & Pompeii, love to CLICK & work as a team.

Her passion is trick training & in 2013 she’ll bring out the “Trick-i-tis” in anyone who wants to see their pet’s talent shine using clean, positive, and FUN training techniques.

It all began when the BOXERS applied to Trick Training School, were accepted, worked hard to obtain their Champion Title status, and strive currently to become BOXER HIT movie/performance stars. They have their very own FACEBOOK PAGE, “Tag & Pompeii Productions” where they share their story. Check out and “LIKE” their page to keep tabs on the lovable boys as well as other talented pups that have joined Tag & Pompeii Productions since founded. In addition, check out their YouTube channel @

Kelli-ann is captain of the new ALL-STAR PERFORMANCE DYNAMO DOG TEAM & has teamed with Kelly Legaretta of Healing Pawsibilities, LLC home of DYNAMO DOG TEAM based in Cape Coral, Florida.

Go to to find out the most current trick training schedule & learn more what this dynamic team has to offer!

Happy Trick Training

Ashley Pousada, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Eustis, Florida 32726
Phone: 407.529.4625
Alternate Phone: 352.508.4406
Profile: The Positive Advancement of Canines

PAC Dog Training Offers:

~ Private training sessions that come to you.

~ CGC Evaluator

~ CGC/AKC STAR Puppy Group Classes

* Uses positive reinforcement only
* Specializes in behavioral work involving anxiety and aggression.
Katherine Rosenberg, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hollywood, Florida 33020
Phone: 954-920-7658
Profile: I have loved and owned dogs my entire life and currently live with two very young Australian Shepherds who are training and competing in Conformation, Rally Obedience, and Agility.

I am training for Petsmart in Hollywood, at the Oakwood Plaza. I teach puppy and beginner obedience and socialization as well as more advanced levels, using positive reward based methods only. The class sizes are small, the facility is convenient and useful, and the curriculum is solid. It is a great place to teach your dog to be a well behaved, well adjusted member of the family.

Charyl Barr, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hollywood, Florida 33020
Phone: 954-923-2267
Profile: I would love to help you with your canine companion!

As a lover of all animals - domestic and exotic - I have turned my love for animals into a lifelong career. Starting out as a veterinary technician for 17 years and a dog groomer since 1996,I am now an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.

I love to work with animals of all kinds and especially any "problem children". I always use the most gentle methods with positive rewards. In my practice, no dog is left behind!

Call me today, can't wait to meet your dog...and you, of course.
call Charyl Barr at 954-923-2267

Pamela Wiltgen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32225
Phone: 904-352-7631
Alternate Phone: 904-352-7631
Profile: Training offered in group or private lessons. Seminars - Public Speaking - Puppy Classes - Behavior Problems - Obedience - Agility Classes all Levels, Certified American Treibball trainer, AKC-ALL Star Puppy Class - AKC-CGC Class.

Pamela and her two corgi's Harley and Jo Dee have just won their 7th consecutive National DOCNA Agility Title.
Melania Lavezzi, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Celebration, Florida 34747
Phone: 407 433 0720
Profile: My name is Melania Lavezzi and I am Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer and owner of Celebration Dog Training and Behavioral Solutions, located in Celebration (FL).
I am also the author of "Mom, dad, can we get a dog?", a book that teaches children to be safe, have fun with dogs and be responsible dog owners.
My mission is doing my best to help dogs with behavior problems becoming loving companion for life.
Ericka Mendez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Coast, Florida 32164
Phone: 386-585-0233
Profile: Dr. Ericka is a veterinarian and dog trainer. She specializes in puppy and adolescent problems and hosts a free monthly puppy party for puppies under 5 months old. Her services also include puppy classes, adolescent classes, agility classes, behavior counseling for dogs and cats, and private dog training. Dr. Ericka uses gentle and positive training methods. For more information please feel free to visit our website.
Gretchen Hansen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Augustine, Florida 32092
Phone: 908-827-1648
Profile: I have finally found my joy in life, training dogs and helping dog owners understand and train their family pets. I am especially interested in helping shelter dogs or recently rescued dogs, preparing them for life in a new forever home. There is nothing quite like the bond between dog and human once they have learned to communicate with each other, to me it makes life with a dog so much richer.
James Annal, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32225
Phone: 585-465-2675
Profile: Please feel free to call anytime with any questions you may have. Currently in early stages of establishing a name for myself training.

Free advice
Free assessments

Jamie Diaz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Phone: 9545156411
Profile: My name is Jamie Diaz and I am a certified professional dog trainer. I am licensed under Victoria Stilwell and her team.

I have passed the CPDT-KA test which all strengthens my ability to being a great trainer. I train all dogs, young and old, fast learners and slow learners, any dog at any time can learn!

I give free consultations in the home. Turn your dog into a Dynamite Dog!
Terah Dunham, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Citrus springs, Florida 34434
Phone: 3524454469
Profile: I graduated Animal Behavior College in September of 2009. Since my graduation I have been working with a master dog trainer to enhance my knowledge with all breeds and behaviors.

Legacy Dog Training is proud to announce it's official LLC status.

I am looking to host training in several locations in the citrus and marion county area.
Whitney Haywood, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32211
Phone: 904-347-7661
Profile: I do in-home behavior modifications and puppy training. House-breaking and acclimation to basic obedience and behavior problems.
Currently teaching classes at Dogwood Park in Jacksonville FL.

I am involved in Flyball, Agility and Frisbee with my dogs
Stephani Atanacio, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brooksville, Florida 34601
Phone: 352-345-4721
Alternate Phone: 352-397-1040
Profile: I've been working with dogs for about 4 years now. I am so proud to now be affiliated with such a prestigious college to show my qualification! I graduated ABC December 2010.

I use positive reinforcement training and mold all programs to your dog's specific needs. Every pet is an individual with his or her own personality and should learn in environment conducive to them.
Julie Parker, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Augustine, Florida 32080
Phone: (904) 471-5579
Alternate Phone: (904) 217-9767
Profile: I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College as well as a full member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

I do private in-home visits and work with the owner to help solve the dog's behavior problem(s) using positive reinforcement, patience and leadership techniques.

I encourage the use of treats, toys and affection to help motivate the dog and also try to make training entertaining and fun for the dog owner.

I work primarily in St. Augustine, Florida but also provide services in the Manistee, Michigan area a few months out of the year.

The training equipment I prefer to use are the Control Ease and Holt padded head collars and the Herm Sprenger prong collar. I am very comfortable using these collars and have used them on all three of my dogs.

On occasion I offer group classes through local rescues and shelter organizations in St. Augustine, Florida and Manistee, Michigan with part of the fee going to the rescue or shelter.
Coming soon I will be offering small intimate classes at my home limited to six dogs.

I also started a free dog walking club called Be A Pack Leader Dog Walking Club over 7 years ago and anyone is welcome to join us. It's a great way to socialize your dog and get exercise too.

In February 2012 I established a unique Be A Pack Leader Dog Training Scholarship Program to provide training for dogs and their owners who need a chance to solve behavior problems.

In June 2012 we partnered with the St. Augustine Humane Society to issue these scholarships.
Christine Scott, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Bay, Florida 32909
Phone: (321) 482-7451
Profile: I offer in-home behavior modification and training. I also offer group obedience classes in 4 convenient locations. I am an APDT member, a C.L.A.S.S. evaluator a Certified Trick Dog Trainer, a professional member of the American Treibball Association.

Stephanie Beloin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Worth, Florida 33478
Phone: 561-827-6629
Alternate Phone: 904-237-2044
Profile: To use my skills a dog trainer to help dog owners understand their pets easier. I have a strong work ethic and passionate drive that I believe could be put to use as a dog trainer.

My Skills are, trained in clicker training, positive reinforcement, problem-solving, potty training, crate training, and basic obedience.

I will be doing In-House training for now. My goal is to do group classes to expand my business.

Jessica Weckerly, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32818
Phone: 407-295-0292
Profile: I am a married, mother of two little girls! I work at Petsmart in Ocoee. I was the lead dog trainer there, but recently stepped down due to complications with my pregnancy.

I recently lost my Basset to cancer. Though, I am still interested in helping other pet owners build a healthy relationship with their canine!
Kim Strauss, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chuluota, Florida 32765
Phone: 407 432-3762
Profile: Graduate of ABC 2010

Currently owner/trainer for Pawsitive Pals Dog Training/Rescue Coordinator for Poodle and Pooch Rescue

Positive reinforcement/in home private training
Michelle Metcalf, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lakeland, Florida 33805
Phone: 1-775-742-1952
Profile: I have been training for many years and specialize in social skills and behavior modification.

I had my own Dog Training Company for several years but had to close due to illness in the family. I am available also thru my email address I am a member of ABCDT and AKC Certified Evaluator. I recently was working with K9 games Reno Nevada and had a wonderful training experience there but have now relocated to Lakeland/Winterhaven Florida. I am currently located at Petsmart #2236 98N Lakeland Florida. 863-279-3923 for all your training needs.

Cecelia Kuhn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Navarre, Florida 32566
Phone: 850-396-8542
Profile: There is no such thing as a bad dog, just bad behaviors within a good dog. CeCe's Kool K-9 is dedicated to helping owners and their dog's work together so that both you and your dog can live together happily.

We do not promote violence or harsh techniques. Our methods consists of positive reinforcement, food rewards, and much more.
Melinda Brown, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kissimmee, Florida 34744
Phone: 8474157795
Profile: Im a mother of a child and multiple pets. I am a groomer at an animal hosp. also. I love working w/ all dogs but find working with difficult and even aggressive grooming dogs is where my passion lives.I have been working w/ animals for over 20 yrs.
John Levy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clermont, Florida 34711
Phone: 352-431-5899
Profile: It's time to become your dogs' best friend and the pack leader they need. Let me help you with your training requirements.
Cheryl Wil, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459
Phone: 850-496-0251
Profile: I graduated in Nov. 2011. I'm currently working with Shelter Dogs. I rescue, foster, train, & adopt out shelter dogs.

I'm also building a Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, & Dog Training business. I currently have a promotion for my business. I will donate a portion of monthly sales to a local shelter.
Elaine Rinicker, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lutz, Florida 33548
Phone: 813-817-9891
Profile: Elaine Rinicker is the owner of Happy Urban Dog training and is an ABC Certified Dog Trainer with experience of all ages and breeds of dogs and an ABC Mentor. Elaine is also an AKC Puppy S.T.A.R. and AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer and a FitPaws Master Trainer for Canine Fitness.

Happy Urban Dog offers private and group classes in Lutz (in an air conditioned classroom) and private sessions in your home.

Our training is based solely on positive methods for happy owners and their furry friends!

Elaine has five dogs (2 are rescues) and a cat and competes in agility competitions with two of her dogs.

Happy Training!
Cindi Walsh, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Orange, Florida 32127
Phone: 386-846-4158
Profile: I've had the privilege of being voted Best Dog Trainer by the readers of Home Town News for the cities of Port Orange, Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach, FL.

As the previous Animal Behavior Manager for Halifax Humane Society, I’ve trained over 1,000 dogs of all shapes and sizes, breeds, backgrounds, puppies and old timers (yes, you really can teach an old dog new tricks).

I’m also a proud Certified Mentor for the Animal Behavior College, helping future trainers realize their dreams.

I’d love to work with you and your dog. Communication is the key that unlocks the door to a better relationship with your dog. What is your dog saying to you? I can help you figure that out.

With Basic Training and Problem Solving, you can have the relationship with your dog you have always dreamed of.

I’m available for private lessons and I'm happy to work around your busy schedule. (386)846-4158

Mike Johnson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Melbourne, Florida 32901
Phone: 321-698-2925
Profile: I have had dog companions since I can remember, going back to childhood. Since 2003, I have worked with dogs in one capacity or another full time. I am now working for the SPCA of North Brevard. My goal is to implement a program to train volunteers and to work with our shelter dogs to improve their chance of finding their forever homes: and not return.
Ana Cristina Rodriguez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Miami, Florida 33161
Phone: 786-277-5120
Profile: For as long as I can remember my love and passion for animals has been part of my identity. My interest on getting to understand their behavior and unconditional loyalty help me to want it to become a dog trainer. I am a very positive and outgoing person who believe that every single animal on earth deserve respect and love. I have three Boxers and a Maltese, they are my family and my inspiration.
Laurie Eberle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Panama City, Florida 32405
Phone: 850-867-8542
Profile: Tails to Toenails offers training consultations for pet owners needing help with general obedience issues, or a specific problem behavior. Call today, for a consultation appointment.
Gisela Garcia, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Weston, Florida 33332
Phone: 954 3895842
Profile: I love to help others to be happy with their dogs. It is not as difficult than sometimes it looks.

I offer Basic Obedience in home. I consider very important the whole family participate in dog training and all have the same commitment.

I've been a volunteer in dog shelters for more than 3 years and I know the real source of the overpopulation problem begins in homes.
Mary Phillips, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Merritt Island, Florida 32952
Phone: 321-794-1676
Profile: I am a Positive Reinforcement Trainer ONLY. My mission is to help you build a better relationship with your dog based on Trust and Loyalty. I do In-Home Obedience Training and Dog Sitting. I am Insured, Bonded, Licensed and Certified as a Dog Trainer. Call me and let me show you how to communicate better with your dog so you both will have a long and happy life together.
Irma Antonia "Toni" Medina-Leitenberg, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Daytona Beach Shores, Florida 32118
Phone: 407-902-7603
Alternate Phone: 407-489-5344
Profile: Animal Behavior College (ABC) Honor Graduate. Pet CPR Certified. Independent business owner of ATLANTIC'S BEST DOG TRAINING. Army veteran and former firefighter, I am also Bi-Lingual Spanish Speaking, licensed and insured.

Offering Private, in home training as well as group classes in obedience, house breaking, good manners, jumping, chewing, digging, loose leash walking and behavior modification. Specializing in Puppy Kindergarten and rehabilitation of rescue/shelter dogs. I am very flexible and will work around your schedule. Group Classes are given on a sign-up, first come, first served basis and are given at various locations in the Daytona Beach area.

Robin Schmidt, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32257
Phone: 703-268-1287
Profile: Currently accepting clients for puppy training, basic training, and problem behaviors (barking, chewing, digging, etc). All training is done at client's home or location of their choosing.
Rebecca Patton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Crystal Beach, Florida 34681
Phone: 727-415-8642
Profile: After many years in the corporate world my love for dogs and cats became apparent when I got my cock-a-poo, Daisy and my Maine coon, Willie. Willie was extremely intelligent and entertaining. Daisy was the most intelligent dog I have ever known and when she passed away and the corporate world went south, I decided to follow my true passion in life by enrolling in ABC. I then became certified in dog and cat training and would love to share my passion with you!

I do house calls for puppy and obedience training, behavior issues, as well as classes locally, babysitting, boot camp, doggie yoga and much more.
Lynn Colombo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Harbor, Florida 34684
Phone: 727-580-3464
Profile: My name is Lynn Colombo I currently am a Personal Sport Trainer at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club. I have designed various Fitness classes along with speaking at many business conference and Heath retreats all over the United States.

I have recently passed my Certification in Canine Massage Therapist (CMT) along with a Certification on Dog Training. I have started teaching Puppy clases and Obedience classes at Ancolte Animal Hospital, along with dog massage and Dog yoga and boot camp.

I own 5 dogs's myself Jasmine and Chance are standard poodles, Chloe and Marley and Sophie are Golden Doodles. Chance and Chloe had puppies, 3 are Full Service Dog's with Mid American Service dogs out of Chicago.

Marley is the twin of Hawk which is one of the service dog. I had a chance to met Hawk and Oliva which is Hawks owner now. Olivia is wheelchair bound and Hawk has given her a new Life! In fact Hawk knows 80 commands and when we met, Hawk and Marly knew each other it was such a wonderful thing to experience. That's when I knew this was the field I needed to be in...Training Dogs.. and put a "New Leash on Life" to people and their best friend "Your DOG"

Dog Massage,Dog Training classes, Puppy Classes, Obedience classes, In home training, Doggie Yoga, Dog and owner boot camp
Jessica Isaacs, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33626
Phone: 813-336-4146
Alternate Phone: 917-385-5953
Profile: Hi, my name is Jessica Isaacs, ABCDT, the owner of Tails of Tampa Bay LLC in Tampa.

I am a certified dog trainer training in the Tampa, WestChase, Dunedin, Safety Harbor, and Palm Harbor area. My training philosophy is every dog learns in every session with a smile. When you take the time to train your dog it will enrich your lives and change both of you for the better.

My specialty is housebreaking, kindergarten socialization and basic obedience taught with a flair for flexible, fun and fair, using yummy treats, patience, practice and persistence. I train dogs in both group classes and private sessions. My training technique is positive reinforcement. Your dog will want to attend classes and excel.

The question is “What do owners want from their dogs?”

Basic Manners - Achieve peace of mind knowing your pet understands basic cues well.

Problem Solving - Is your dog driving you crazy? Learn to address housebreaking, jumping, nipping, digging, chewing, barking and more in a positive, effective way.

Private Lessons - Train your dog in the comfort of your home with as much individual attention as you need.

If you want your dog to be a well-mannered member of your family call me. The better and quicker your dog is trained the faster you and your dog can start enjoying your furever relationship.

It is much better to train right the first time, and I can help you and your dog enjoy the experience. Call or email me to set up an appointment at Tails of Tampa Bay, 813-336-4146, or email me at My mission is to help you and your dog enjoy many happy years together.
Annie Smith, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ormond Beach, Florida 32176
Phone: 386-212-3696
Alternate Phone: 386-441-0303
Profile: Profile: Basic Obedience - Problem Solving

My education with Animal Behavioral College has put me on the path to make dreams come true for dog owners and myself. Being able to train with positive methods that truly work is a beautiful thing.

I have worked with dogs of all ages and their owners and helped them achieve their goals of desired behaviors.

It's never too late to train! I look forward to meeting you and your dog and helping you both achieve a healthy happy relationship together.

Please feel free to call or email for a consultation, or schedule a private lesson.
FaceBook: Annie's Dog Training

Brandi Burket, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33615
Phone: 813-451-2722
Profile: Animal advocate, Brandi Burket believes that we, as humans, are the voice of those who cannot speak for themselves and often times our pets are really trying to tell us something!

During her early years in the corporate world, after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pennsylvania State University, she volunteered at Canine Assistants, a non-profit organization in Georgia, that trains service dogs for those who desperately need them.

In 2006 she headed south to Florida, where she became a board member of St. Francis Society Animal Rescue, in Tampa, FL. St. Francis is a non-profit, volunteer-run, animal rescue group.

Brandi spent two and a half years working at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay (HSTB), raising much needed funds for the 1000's of homeless pets they take in, and care for each year. Working at HSTB helped her understand the importance of following the passion that fuels you, and went back to school.

She graduated from Animal Behavior College in 2010 as a Certified Dog Trainer and has 5 years of experience utilizing positive reinforcement techniques coaching k-9s. She puts her heart and soul into applying all that she has learned and experienced, into helping people live a happy, harmonious life with their pets.

Pet enrichment, exercise, pet parent workshops, transportation, basic obedience, tricks, agility, swim lessons and swim therapy
Lisa Morrissey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hudson, Florida 34667
Phone: 727-857-6028
Alternate Phone: 727-808-6724
Profile: Lisa is a certified professional dog trainer, she is compassionate and uses force free scientifically proven rewards-based training methods.

Lisa is certified CPDT-KA by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, she is an ABC-L2 Certified Dog Trainer, Certified Trick Dog Instructor, Certified Dognition Evaluator, AKC CGC & STAR Puppy Evaluator, Certified K9 Fit Club Instructor, PCAS Behavior Coordinator, Certified in Feline Management & Training and an Animal Behavior College Mentor Trainer.

Lisa offers group & private instruction for Dog & Cat Training and Behavior Modification as well as Cat Boarding and Canine Fitness & Conditioning programs at her dog training studio located in Bayonet Point/Hudson, Florida.

For more information on Lisa and her credentials visit her bio at

For a list of upcoming classes visit this link:

Call Lisa at 727-857-6028 or email her at to schedule an appointment.
Maria Hauscarriague, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gainesville, Florida 32607-4582
Phone: 352-665-2211
Alternate Phone: 352-665-2211
Profile: Maria (Loly) describes herself as an animal lover. She has been around dogs, cats and horses since she was a little girl.

Her career as a dog trainer began as a volunteer in a local shelter. Since then, she has been mentoring with experienced trainers in the field and volunteering her time as a volunteer trainer for Paws on Parole. She finished her studies at ABC college, and she is now a certified professional dog trainer as well as an AKC CGC instructor and evaluator.

She recognizes that dogs are active and curious, which is one reason why she is certified in Pet CPR and First aid, to prevent and handle any accident your pet may experience.

She strongly believes that humans and dogs work better in a relaxed and fun environment, which is why her classes follow the principle “fun, effective and pain free training experience”.
Laura Miller, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32257
Phone: 917-547-8368
Profile: Website will be live soon! My name is Laura Miller, and owner of Creature Comfort Pet Services. I've been professionally dog sitting since 2014. I work from home doing computer support work, and rarely need to travel, so I can care for your pet throughout the day. I am also a certified dog trainer through Animal Behavioral College since 2012. I'm also a certified large (meaning animals like horses - I'm also a rider) and small (meaning cats and dogs) animal masseuse through Northwest School of Animal Massage since 2004. Lastly, I am Pet CPR Certified to provide you with an added level of assurance.

I've worked as a volunteer foster mom for dog and cat rescue organizations, and have fostered approximately 50 dogs and a few cats over 14 years, so I'm used to hosting and caring for a variety of different dogs. Therefore, I have a wide variety of dog beds, grooming supplies, toys, bowls, leashes, coats, medical supplies, etc., so anything your animal would need could be supplied. I could also supply a pet tag with my information during their stay for extra assurance if you like. Private and Group lessons for both basic dog obedience and/or puppy classes

Kimberly Louloudis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32828
Phone: 407-971-1738
Profile: Rescued Heart Pet Care was born from a passion for pets, and a love for training and exercise and is dedicated to enriching the lives of all pets. I offer dog training & fitness. My private dog training helps owners understand and humanely influence their dogs’ behavior. I believe the most effective way to train your dog is through a healthy relationship built on trust, knowledge and clear communication. My dog training and exercise programs will bring out the best in you and your dog!

I offer:

Puppy & Adult Basic Training
Dog Walk & Train
Dog-Behavior Consultations
Puppy Potty Crate Training

I provide pet sitting, dog exercise and training in the Southeast Orlando areas. Call 407-917-1738 today to schedule an in-home consultation or you can request a free consultation. Provide your information and I will call you to schedule a meeting at your convenience.

I am proud of the help and training I’ve provided for dogs and their owners through the years, and appreciate the opportunity to provide dog training solutions to animal lovers in the Orlando area. I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer, certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and a member of APDT as well as having over 10 years knowledge in the trade to ensure the health, safety, and comfort of your pet(s).

Wendy Cohrs, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Riverview, Florida 33579
Phone: 845-837-9006
Profile: I graduated from ABC in June of 2016 where I studied Dog Obediance Training. I worked with Donna Gleason who is a professional Dog Trainer, where I learned different techniques for training dogs. I also learned how to help dogs who are dog and/ or people fearful to work through socialization processes atop help them be less fearful and therefore easier to live with or make more adoptable.
Carol Smith, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Safety Harbor, Florida 34695
Phone: 720-352-9092
Alternate Phone: 727-286-8764
Profile: I have a lifetime of experience caring for all types of animals. Having been a zookeeper for two years developed my skills tremendously and allowed me to branch out to other areas besides dogs and cats.

I have transported dogs cross-country, and provided live-in services for an individual who was working 2-week shifts in the oil and gas industry out of state. I am very versatile and capable in providing care and companionship for animals.

I am currently semi-retired from my career in construction management and engineering, and I'm so glad that I completed the ABC Dog Obedience Training certification two years ago. I am now making a career of dog training, and I am thrilled!

Pet sitting, dog walking, Basic Obedience training
Heather Kahn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sarasota, Florida 34235
Phone: 941-447-0399
Profile: My name is Heather and I have been working with animals my whole life. I started a career path in animals in 2012 when I started working at a Pet Resort and after 2 years of working there I moved on to start working at a Pet Supply Warehouse specializing in USA made products.

At that same time I began doing pet-sitting and dog-walking outside of work as I really enjoyed working with dogs and I was able to bring them to work with me during the day.

Early 2015 I decided I wanted to be a Certified Dog Trainer and began taking classes at the Animal Behavior College and earned my Certificate in Dog Training . I also started volunteering at the local Humane Society where I was asked to help train some of the dogs. Towards the end of 2015 I also began volunteering my time and training to Animal Services as well, doing what I could to get the dogs ready for their forever homes.

Towards the end of 2016 I went on to start work at Southeastern Guide Dogs, taking care of the many dogs that are preparing for the journey on a career as a superhero. I love everything about what I do from getting to meet and love all kinds of animals to being able to assure owners that their fur-babies are in good hands.
Martha Bernal, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33647
Phone: 901-351-1880
Profile: Positive dog trainer in Tampa FL with several years of experience in manners training, behavior modification, and canine good citizen training. I stay up to date in new training research and best practices when it comes to dog training.

Positive dog training, behavior modification, manners training
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32829
Phone: 407-399-3934
Alternate Phone: 407-399-3934
Profile: Group and private classes held at the Wagging Willow training center located in Winter Park. In-home private classes also available. We use only positive reward based methods. Training for dogs of all ages and sizes at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. CGC prep class and on-site test available as well as emotional support service dog training.
Mindy Schroeder, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Spring Hill, Florida 34606
Phone: 641-450-4707
Profile: Hello from PAW ~n~ Order. I'm here to help you accomplish getting all of your paws in order.

I offer Group Classes, Private Lessons and Board and Train programs.

Free consultations!
Call me today to set up a appointment. (641)450-4707
Pamela Moreman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33647
Phone: 813-917-7688
Profile: Pamela is an Animal Welfare Advocate that stands up for the voiceless. Most dogs do reach out in various ways, you just need to know how to observe and listen.

After Pamela moved to Tampa she signed up as a volunteer with her local Humane Society, working with both cats and dogs in adoptions and as a dog handler, and began fostering those with medical needs. In 2010 she wanted to extend the help with homeless pets and mentored with a trainer of 30 yrs and joined the ADOPT Program (Amazing Dogs On Positive Training) at Hillsborough County Animal Services. Here she ran play groups, worked with the dogs to receive their AKC CGC, taught basic training to anyone that adopted a dog from that shelter and also continued to foster. This is where Pamela became very involved with cruelty case dogs and made it her goal to help keep animals out of the shelters through training and educating the public.

Her passion for helping others pushed her to attend Animal Behavior College in 2016 where she graduated with honors as a Certified Dog Trainer. She utilizes her 9 years of experience continuing with shelter dogs in rescue as well as teaching the public to teach their pets so everyone can live together harmoniously. Let’s start your puppies out on the right paw, good behavior will follow your dog through life with consistency from you!

There are reasons why a dog acts out and misbehaves, with problem-solving and behavior modifications, she can help your dog become a well-mannered family pet.

Pamela teaches In-Home Private Training, Pupping Training and Group Class Basic Commands and Socialization in the Tampa Bay and surrounding areas. She has her own business Can We All Get Along Dog Training.

She is a volunteer with the ASPCA FIR team and the FL SARC team. She has four cats and an American Pit Bull Terrier mix named Fawn, all are rescues.

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